GQ Men of the Year Awards: Stormzy, Andrew Garfield among stars on red carpet

 (Dave Benett)
(Dave Benett)
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Stormzy and Andrew Garfield were among stars who dazzled on the red carpet at the GQ Men of the Year Awards in association with BOSS in Hyde Park on Wednesday night.

This year’s event, which took place at The Mandarin Oriental, celebrated talent from across culture, sport and entertainment as the event marks its 25th anniversary.

Eight GQ Men of the Year magazine covers have already been published, including Heartstopper stars Kit Connor and Joe Locke, Lionesses captain Leah Williamson, American music phenomenon Jack Harlow, and Euphoria‘s Sydney Sweeney as well as Stormzy, Andrew Garfield, Max Verstappen and Zoë Kravitz.

This year’s list of honourees included Lee Jung-jae, Emmy-winning star of Netflix phenomenon Squid Game, as well as Louis Theroux, House of Dragons star Emma D’Arcy and UFC champion Leon Edwards.

Olympic gold medal winner Sir Mo Farah, 39, was also commended at the event following his highly acclaimed BBC documentary, The Real Mo Farah.

Other stars to make this year’s list include Top Boy’s Ashley Walters, 40, Stranger Things star Joseph Quinn, 28, who became a fan favourite playing Eddie Munson in the Netflix series, as well as Bad Sister’s actor and writer Sharon Horgan, 52.

The star-studded evening also saw Salma Hayek, supermodel Jourdan Dunn and John Boyega on the red carpet while actors Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones enjoyed a Normal People reunion at the glitzy event.

Inside the venue, attendees were treated to a candlelight dinner by celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal.

Later in the evening, First Class hitmaker Harlow, who had flown into London following the news he had been nominated for three Grammys, performed for guests at the after-party while Stormzy took to the decks.

Following the event, celebrity party-goers were gifted goodie bags worth a staggering £13,366.

The gift bags featured a £385 light therapy treatment device, a pair of Bowers & Wilkins headphones worth £599 and a membership to The Ivy and private members’ club Pavilion.